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CBS
Mar 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>> the latest news and weather is always on cbs >> pelley: tonight, the battle for illinois. romney has the lead in the g.o.p. primary, but the votes are still being counted. jan crawford, dean reynolds and john dickerson are covering. i how did a shipment of fake cancer drugs get to to america from this al flee cairo. armen keteyian investigates. there's been a sharp turn today in the case of the neighborhood watch captain who killed a teenage boy. and in a neighborhood of gangs, fear, and mistrust, one man stands up to violence with a message. >> we can make a change. our communities are capable of more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from chicago. >> pelley: and this is a special western edition. good evening. the polls are closed here in illinois in the republican presidential primary. it's too soon to project a winner yet but cbs news estimates that mitt romney has the lead over rick santorum based on exit polls and an analysis of the early vote count so far. 56% of voters today told us that the economy was the big
CBS
Mar 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
super tuesday and the battle for the republican presidential nomination. romney takes three states so far, gingrich has one and it's a close race between romney and tphro *erpl the key swing state ohio. the president answers calls for military action against iran and syria. >> this is not a game. will's nothing casual about it. >> a report from norah o'donnell. bob orr on how the f.b.i. busted a notorious international hacking ring. and it could be the biggest winner this super tuesday. barry petersen reports after a hundred years, it's a slam dunk. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: and this is a special western edition. good evening. it's the biggest night of the presidential primary season. ten states, four candidates for the republican nomination and 419 delegates at stake. cbs news projects mitt romney has won his home state of massachusetts. he also takes the state next door, vermont, and romney gets another "v" for victory in virginia. only he and ron paul were on the ballot there. newt gingrich wins his home state of georgi
CBS
Mar 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
romney is leading in the early vote count in virginia. only he and ron paul were on the ballot. we also have the former governor of massachusetts leading in next door vermont as the vote count continues there. here is how gingrich won georgia. our exit polling found the former house speaker won a number of key groups including women, conservatives, and tea party supporters. so gingrich takes georgia, romney leading in virginia and vermont in the early vote count. polls close in ohio at the bottom of the hour. stay with us for more super tuesday updates. i'm scott pelley. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, it's the biggest night of the presidential primary season and as you just saw newt gingrich is on the board with a win in his home state georgia. mitt romney coming off four straight wins in the past two weeks is leading tonight in virginia and in vermont. with ten states voting, we're just getting started. we have a team of campaign 2012 correspondents covering super tuesday and we'll go first to jan crawford with the
CBS
Mar 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
. rick santorum today called it appeasement and mitt romney has said if mr. obama is reelected iran would get a nuclear weapon. >> the one thing that we have not done is we haven't launched a war. if some of these folks think that it's time to launch a war, they should say so. they should explain to the american people exactly why they would do that and what the consequences would be. >> reporter: mr. obama also said the notion that a choice to strike iran must be made in the coming months is not supported by intelligence. u.s. officials say the iranian regime has not yet decided to build a nuclear weapon. >> when we haven't thought it through and it gets wrapped up in politics we make mistakes. and typically it's not the folks who are popping off who pay the price, it's these incredible men and women in uniform and their families who pay the price. >> reporter: the president is keenly aware that tension over iran has contributed to the rising cost of gas and he acknowledged that higher prices won't do him any favors when it comes to the 2012 campaign. >> just from a political perspective
CBS
Mar 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
it is a close three way race, santorum, mitt romney and newt gingrich, a key voting group there, of conservatives are split almost evenly among santorum, romney and gingrich, we have campaign 2012 correspondents with the candidates tonight and first we will go to wyatt andrews in liberty, missouri with the romney campaign, wyatt. >> scott, mitt romney is running very strongly in both miss ssippi and in alabama and it is because of one key statistics the high percentage of voters that say the economy is their number one issue and that mitt romney is the best candidate to take on the economy. romney did not wait in the deep south to hear the election results, in fact he campaigned throughout missouri where he kept his focus not on the primaries but upon the president's economic record. >> i spent my life in the private sector, i have not been employed by washington, i have been employed in the private sector like you have. i want to use that experience to get america working again and solve the challenges of this great nation. [ cheers and applause ] >> this president, this presid
CBS
Mar 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
with the candidates tonight. first, we'll go to wyatt andrews in liberty missouri with the romney campaign. wyatt. >> scott, afghanistan was an issue today during the romney campaign, now campaign, now in missouri. romney did not blame the afghanistan tragedy on the president or his policies. but but he did say the president was putting too much pressure on the united states military. >> your son in afghanistan, thank you for his service. ather ofter: romney speaking to the father of a service member has said that the president has kept the military too small and asked it to do too much. >> our number of troops. you know how many times we saw men and women having to be rotated back to rotated back to afghanistan and iraq. they're stretched to the breaking point in those conflicts. conflicts. >> reporter: that line about a breaking point was significant because the serviceman responsible for the afghan murders had served three tours in iraq before deploying to afghanistan. >> we should >> we should increase our number of active duty personnel by 100,000 and make sure we give our veterans the care
CBS
Mar 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
>> pelley: tonight, is illinois the turning point in the republican race? romney spends millions on today's primary. in chicago, we visit the nerve center of the president's campaign. jan crawford, dean reynolds and john dickerson are covering. how did a shipment of fake cancer drugs get to america from this alley in cairo? armen keteyian investigates. and in a neighborhood of gangs, fear, and mistrust, one man stands up to violence with a message. >> we can make a change in our communities. our communities are capable of more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from chicago. >> pelley: good evening from the state that gave us the first republican president-- abraham lincoln-- and where tonight mitt romney and rick santorum are competing for the chance to be the next one. the polls close in illinois at 8:00 eastern time and we've been talking to voters after their they cast their ballots today. 56% told us the most important issue is the economy and 46% of illinois voters told us they believe the economy is getting worse
CBS
Mar 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
'll go to jan crawford with the romney campaign in illinois. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, mitt romney not only wanted to win here but win decisively to try to erase any doubt about whether or not he can clinch the nomination >> i need you to go vote. >> earlier this month polls had romney with a slight lead. he expanded it in the past week with an aggressive campaign. he and the outside groups supporting him poured more than $3 million into television ads, most of them targeting rick santorum >> santorum co-sponsored 51 bills to increase spending. >> reporter: they outspent santorum and his supporters 18-1. romney campaigned across the state, shaking hands in rockford and today in chicago talking in an online chat about the rigors of campaign life. >> i had to wash my shirt out in the sink and then i thought how am i going to get this thing dried fast enough? >> reporter: he even went straight at president obama in his backyard-- the university of chicago. >> for the last three years the president has expanded government instead of empowering the american people. >> reporter: now, rom
CBS
Mar 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
: on this day after super tuesday here is where the republican presidential race stands. mitt romney won six of the ten states that voted yesterday. rick santorum three, newt gingrich one. so far, 22 states have voted. romney has won 13, santorum 7, gingrich two. it takes 1,144 delegates to clinch the nomination. romney is more than a third of the way there with 391. santorum has 140. gingrich 95, ron paul 38. romney won the key battleground state of ohio last night-- but just barely. john dickerson is our political director. john, where does romney stand today? >> well, scott, ohio was a lot closer than the romney campaign wanted it to be. they'd hoped if they had a commanding victory romney would be able to say that the ration was just all but over. instead, questions were raised again about his inability to connect with the most conservative members of his party. but overall, it was a good night. as you mentioned, six of ten states won by romney, 65% of the delegates at stake last night. in talking to experts today, they say it's nearly impossible for romney's competitors to overtake him
CBS
Feb 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
tornadoes rip across the midwest. dean reynolds and annawer are on the scene. mitt romney is looking like a front-runner again, but can he hold on? john dickerson on the run-up to super tuesday. a moderate calls it quits in the ever-more-polarized congress. nancy cordes on why olympia snowe is leaving the senate. remembering former teen idol davy jones of the monk monkees. >> and david martin, with a wounded veteran of iraq who fights on at home. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. they came after midnight when most folks were sleeping. by the time the sun rose today, survivors could see what had terrified them in the night. from a helicopter over harrisburg, illinois, you can follow the path that one tornado took, buildings blown apart on their foundations, winds as high as 170 miles an hour did this. and harrisburg was not alone. 27 tornadoes have been reported. at least nine people are dead, more than 150 injured. the resort town of branson, missouri, is hit hard. the storm system moved east. tornado watches and warning
CBS
Mar 29, 2012 7:00pm EDT
republicans are now gathering around mitt romney. last night it was florida center marco marco rubio, and late today, the first president bush threw his support to romney. hoe told him to "get on and win the presidency." bob of bob schieffer is our cbs news chief washington correspondent and the anchor of "face the nation." bob, what do we make of these endorsements? >> reporter: i'll tell you, scott, endorsements are nice. i've never thought they made that much difference, but what this tells you is that the bushes believe that romney is going to win the nomination. people seldom endorse losers so there may be a little bandwagon effect here that would give romney a boost. i'll tell you the place where romney g romney got no endorsement today edd that's when i interviewed vice president biden in milwaukee. romney, he said, is out of touch, stuck in the past, and doesn't have answers for anything. >> and what is-- what is the romney answer? there's not there's nothing. all they argue is cut. get rid of that. get rid of that. look, this is about the middle cl class and what affects middle class
CBS
Mar 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
to where we need to be. >> reporter: still, republicans like mitt romney target the fact that the unemployment rate has been stuck above 8% for almost mr. obama's entire presidency. >> my friends, the truth is 8% unemployment is not the best america can do. it's just the best this administration can do. >> reporter: the key, experts say, scott, is not just the state of the economy but how americans perceive it. and although there's been some improvement in consumer confidence, it's still far from where the president needs it to be. >> pelley: norah, thank you. in the race for the republican presidential nomination, kansas holds a caucus this weekend. hawaii, alabama, and mississippi vote on tuesday. the latest poll in mississippi shows a lead for newt gingrich over mitt romney and rick santorum. with all three still in the race it is possible that the republicans won't know who their nominee is before their national convention. nancy cordes has been looking into this. >> morning, y'all. ( applause ) >> reporter: mitt romney poured on newfound southern charm today in jacks
CBS
Mar 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
romney leads with 493 delegates, followed by rick santorum with 218. newt gingrich 120 and ron paul with 42. no one is close to the 1,144 needed to clinch the nomination. next week right in the middle of this campaign the supreme court will consider the constitutionality of president obama's health care reform law. so we thought this would be a good time to ask the republicans what they would do about health care. first, dean reynolds with the santorum campaign. dean? >> reporter: scott, senator santorum-- like the other republican candidates-- gets some of his loudest applause when he says his top priority will be to repeal the national health care law, which president obama signed two years ago. >> senator, i know you're opposed to the national health care law, but i'm a little vague on what you would do instead of it. >> not romneycare, not obamacare not government-mandated health care or government controlled health care. >> reporter: santorum's alternative would be a major overhaul centered on what he calls health savings accounts. they would involve businesses paying less to i
CBS
Mar 21, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. elizabeth, thank you. in the presidential race, after his win in illinois last night, mitt romney got a big endorsement today from jeb bush, the former governor of florida says it is time for republicans to unite around the front-runner. romney defeated rick santorum in illinois by 12 points. romney's now come in first in primaries and caucuses in 16 states and has just under half of the delegates needed to clinch the nomination. john dickerson is our cbs news political director, and, john, san sorm, gingrich, and paul are all still in the race, but is this becoming a one-man contest? >> reporter: it sure does look like it, and that's what was important about this endorsement today. romney's gotten a lot of them, but this one is different because jeb bush is a well-respected figure in the party, and romney's been make, the case in the wake of his big win in illinois that the party should rally around him. he has that insurmountable lead in the delegate count and that a bruising race only hurts the effort to take on barack obama. and jeb bush echoed that view saying after 34 contests it was
CBS
Mar 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
of strength in a state that could decide the fall election. a new poll shows mitt romney with a three-point lead over rick santorum, 34% to 31%. with jobs the number-one issue on most people's minds, tonight re are asking two of the front- runners how they would create more high-paying manufacturing jobs. first, dean reynolds with rick santorum. dean? >> reporter: scott, rick santorum presents himself as a son of the working class among whose top priorities is to bring manufacturing jobs back to this country. can you be relatively specific about how would do that? >> i would cut the corporate tax for manufacturing to zero so we oreate a real incentive for people to invest money in the manufacturing sector of the economy. additiorter: in addition to cutting the tax on manufacturers from about 32% to zero, santorum would open up energy resources ro make relocating here more attractive to business and he would eliminate many regulations which he finds punitive. he says the increase in job production would make up for any losses in tax revenues. >> we need to have regulations that work wi
CBS
Mar 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
romney took his campaign to mississippi. earlier, he told a radio station in alabama the state is a bit of an "away game" for him, but he's confident he'll get some delegates. alabama and mississippi vote next week. romney won six of ten states voting on super tuesday, including ohio, where a super pac that supports him spent $3 million. nancy cordes tells us the candidates are relying more and more on these independent political action committees. >> santorum voted to raise the debt limit five times. >> reporter: in the weeks leading up to super tuesday, ohio voters alone endured nearly 8,000 ads about the presidential candidates. >> mitt created romney care, the blueprint for obama care. >> reporter: according to the campaign media analysis group, almost three-quarters of those ads were not aired by the candidates but by unaffiliated outside groups known as super pacs that didn't even exist four years ago. in only a few months' time, they've changed politics. stewart roy works for a super pac backing rick santorum. >> i think the super pacs have gotten more sophisticated in terms of o
CBS
Mar 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
santorum won the alabama primary last night and he took mississippi as well, beating mitt romney and newt gingrich in both contests in the deep south. romney finished first in the caucuses in hawaii last night. so far, romney has won 15 states, rick santorum 10, and newt gingrich two. greg smith resigned today as an executive director of goldman sachs, but not before taking an extraordinary parting shot. writing in the "new york times," smith said that the giant investment bank has "lost its integrity. more concerned about making money than helping clients. it makes me ill" smith wrote "how callously people talk about ripping their clients off. i have seen five different managing directors refer to their own clients as muppets." the chairman of goldman sachs, lloyd blankfein, said today the allegations "do not reflect our values, our culture and how the vast majority of people at goldman sachs think about the firm." a florida woman had her own fight with a bank and this week we learned that lynn szymoniak will be paid $18 million for uncovering a massive foreclosure fraud. on monday, four
CBS
Mar 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the enemy an end date. >> reporter: former massachusetts governor mitt romney supports the end date. he says the drawdown should be swift but criticized the president when he brought home 10,000 troops last fall at the height of fighting season. >> our commander said that puts our troops at risk, at danger. please don't pull them there, but he said i'm going to get them out early, i think that was a mistake. >> reporter: all the candidates condemned the president for apologizing to the afghan people two weeks ago after korans were burned at a military base near kabul. >> apologizing for america is something i will never, ever do as the president of the united states. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: but today all three candidates acknowledged this weekend's massacre is a different situation, requiring a serious apology. >> so we have to have a thorough investigation. we have to convince people there will be justice and there has to be an understanding that we police things like this. we have to offer condolences to the families and probably some form of compensation. >> reporter: santorum
CBS
Mar 16, 2012 3:30pm PDT
tomorrow. mitt romney talked up his business business experience in puerto rico which holds a primary on su sunday. and newt gingrich pushed his energy energy policies in new orleans. the louisiana primary is next week. george clooney was arrested today at a protest in washington. washington. the actor and his father, nick clooney, were handcuffed along with about a dozen other protesters on the lawn outside sudan's sudan's embassy. they accused sudan's president of starving civilians along the border with south sudan. the clooneys were released after paying fines paying fines of $100. wh when apple announced it would begin selling its latest version of the ipad today, it all but guaranteed that we would see this: hundreds this: hundreds of people lined up outside an apple store in san francisco to get one. there were similar scenes in new york as well as in germany, japan, a japan, and seven other countries. the new ipad has a faster processor, sharper image and upgraded upgraded cameras. she is a trailblazer on the hard wood. "on the road" with steve hartman is is next. forty years ago, h
CBS
Mar 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT
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CBS
Mar 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
mitt romney said the overheard remarks signaled that the president plans to cave to russia on missile defense. trouhat is an alarming and troubling development. this is no time for our president to be pulling his punches with the american people. >> reporter: white house officials shrugged off republican criticism as campaign rhetoric but, scott, they acknowledged the president's remarks and in a statement they said "since 2012 is an election year in both countries it's clearly not a year in which we are going to achieve a breakthrough." >> pelley: bill, thank you. in afghanistan today, three nato troops were shot and killed today by afghan allies who turned on them. two are british, the third american. tension has been growing since the massacre of civilians there and the burning of korans. and a cbs news/"new york times" shows thatnight shows that americans are growing pessimistic about the war. in november, 48% told us things were going well in afghanistan. is another big rnk so. there is another big rally tonight in sanford, florida, illee a neighborhood watch captain shot and kil
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